Katherine Marie Stephanos

January 1, 1959 - May 21, 2020
Katherine Marie Stephanos


Katherine (Kat) Marie Stephanos, 61, passed away Thursday, May 21, 2020 at home.

Katherine was born on January 1, 1959 in Kansas City, Kansas to the late Norman and Ellen Engle.

Kat worked at New Hanover Regional Medical Center in the Lab.

She is survived by her loving husband Nicholas Stephanos; son, Aaron Pycior of Wilmington, NC; daughter, Brooke Odom; sister, Donna Dodson and several grandchildren all of Kansas City, KS.
Kat loved the ocean which stirred her heart, inspired her imagination and brought joy to her soul.

A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2020, 6:30 PM, at Kure Beach Faith Center, 601 Fort Fisher South, Kure Beach, NC 28449. For the locals, it is next to the “Glass House”. The service will be held outside on the deck and on the beach.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to Kure Memorial Lutheran Church P.O. Box 1, Kure Beach, North Carolina 28449.

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  • May 26, 2020
    Cheryl says:
    Peace at last.

  • May 27, 2020
    Charlotte B Philip lit a candle:
    Lit since May 27, 2020 at 5:28:07 PM

  • May 27, 2020
    Robin Holmes says:
    Kitty Kat your smile, your sass and most of all your presence will be greatly missed. No one else could say "hey Miss Gandy" like you!! I will cherish all of our laughs and conversations. I love you and I know you look amazing with your new wings.

  • May 27, 2020
    Tonya Graham says:
    I will miss all our conversations and laughs the past 11 years. May you rest in peace.

  • May 28, 2020
    Taleshia Henry says:
    Words may not suffice to express the heartfelt sorrow that I feel for the passing of Kat. She was a very outspoken, knowledgeable, and a asset to the laboratory family. She will be definitely be missed. Please accept my heartfelt condolences.